John Allen Chau (left), who was killed after making contact with the isolated Sentinelese tribe on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Picture: Instagram / John Allen Chau
Mercedes Hutton
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Killing of US missionary John Allen Chau by Sentinelese exposes the main flaw of tribal tourism

Visiting a place to meet or observe its indigenous population for recreational reasons is an often exploitative and, at worst, perilous indulgence of our fascination with ‘the other’

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John Allen Chau (left), who was killed after making contact with the isolated Sentinelese tribe on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Picture: Instagram / John Allen Chau
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